Whether you are a team looking for a curler and/or coach to join your team or a curler looking to join a team, or a member club looking to fill a vacancy, this is the place to look. Clubs and curlers are also encouraged to post buy/sell equipment and/or supplies here. The following is posted on behalf of teams, curlers and member clubs; Curling Alberta has no direct affiliation with any of the listings.

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“Ready to Rock” Lead Instructor, Curling Alberta

Job Title: “Ready to Rock” Lead Instructor
Job Type: Contract Position – Part-time
Term: 2021- 2022 Curling Season (September – January)
Location: Various Alberta Curling Clubs (50 locations)

Curling Alberta is excited to launch a new youth program for the upcoming season, aimed at increasing diversity and inclusion in our sport. We are seeking instructors for the upcoming 2021/2022 curling season to work 3-10 events per month. Instructors will visit curling clubs throughout their region, delivering basic curling instruction to children and youth for the Ready to Rock free Try-It Day event.

Ready to Rock Program Description:
The Ready to Rock program will accommodate up to 4800 participants in 50 locations across Alberta. The program will specifically target BIPOC youth aged 9-15, as well as youth from financially marginalized families. We believe that removing barriers to entry and targeting youth from a more diverse socioeconomic and ethnic make-up, will ensure that curling continues to be an inclusive sport that fosters a culture where everyone is welcome. The Ready to Rock program will include a free Try-It event day, followed by an 8-week Learn to Curl program.

Key Responsibilities:
– Provide leadership, supervision, and basic curling instruction to children and youth aged 9-15.
– Collaborate with Ready to Rock program volunteers to provide positive experiences for children and youth.
– Communicate effectively and appropriately with program participants and their families, as well as Ready to Rock program staff and volunteers.
– Provide group supervision and behavioral management to ensure the safety of participants during all aspects of the program.
– Provide a fun, respectful, and inclusive environment for all program participants.

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Assistant Ice Technician

The Crestwood Curling Club in Edmonton, Alberta is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Ice Technician. The Crestwood Curling Club has a strong membership of approximately 1000 curlers, and 27 draws a week on six sheets of ice.

The successful candidate will report to the Head Ice Technician and perform an assortment of ice maintenance duties to include but not limited to.
• Ice installation
• Complete draw changes
• Daily maintenance (scraping, pebbling, cleaning)
• Monthly maintenance (resurfacing)
• Training of part time ice staff
• Dealing with curlers concerns
• Maintain facility cleanliness
• Removal of ice, and proper storage of rocks.
• Facility repairs as needed
• Keep simple records

This full time seasonal position commencing September – April annually, offers a competitive salary depending on experience. Level 1 Ice Tech is preferred but willing to train the right candidate.

Please submit your resume with cover letter stating salary expectations, in confidence to the attention of Darcy.
14317 – 96 Avenue, Edmonton, AB. T5N 0C5
E-mail: gm@crestwoodcurling.com

All applicants are thanked for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Looking For Competitive Women’s Team

Hi, my name is Rebecca and I am a 28-year old currently curling in the Calgary area. I am looking to make the move into competitive women’s curling and am looking for a team! I have curled recreationally on-and-off for 7 years. For the last four years, I have played front end (second) out of the North Hill Curling Club multiple times a week, but am willing to take on any position. I am willing to travel, attend practices, play evenings and weekends, and play in bonspiels.

My long-term goal is to make it to the Scotties and I am willing to work hard with a team that has similar goals!

EYCA Coordinator Hire

EYCA – Edmonton Youth Curling Association

July 2021 EYCA Coordinator Hire

 

Job Title: EYCA Coordinator

The Edmonton Youth Curling Association (EYCA) is a Not-for-Profit Society that was founded in 2017.  The EYCA’s principal objective is to promote the growth and development of youth curling in the Edmonton area.  We achieve this objective by providing the infrastructure and means whereby Edmonton area junior curlers are provided programming opportunities to participate in the sport of curling.

As the EYCA continues to grow in the years ahead, our hope is to expand our programming activities to include Bonspiels, multiple league types (doubles, super league), Player and Coach Development Clinics, Scholarship Programs, and School Outreach Programs.

Our success and ability to offer such programming requires support from a league / program coordinator and our association board members.

The EYCA is seeking to hire a Coordinator to organize and support the various activities for the EYCA. This position is to be filled by August 1st, 2021.

Responsibilities and tasks associated with the role include:

  • Organization, coordination, and administration of the EYCA league(s) activities
  • Work with the EYCA Board to achieve the objectives of growing and developing youth curling in the Edmonton area
  • First point of contact for inquiring parents, curling club junior program coordinators, and curling club managers
  • Organize, schedule and attend EYCA scheduled league play (booking ice-times, creating the draw, reinforcing the rules, etc.)
  • Assisting the Board in the planning and future development of new junior curling league opportunities (e.g., Doubles League, Junior Super League, etc.), and once established, organize and schedule league play accordingly
  • Administer registrations for EYCA League(s)
  • Work in concert with the Treasurer in the collection of fees
  • Assist the Treasurer with the Administration of EYCA payments and remunerations
  • Work with the EYCA webmaster to keep the website current, including posting the results for EYCA League(s)
  • Organize and coordinate volunteer positions where applicable
  • Plan and coordinate the Year-End wrap up fun spiel / party
  • Assist the Bonspiel Committee with the coordination of a multi-day Bonspiel
  • General trouble-shooting and problem-solving
  • Liaise with EYCA Board on challenges, opportunities and strategies for success
  • Key point of contact / liaison with school board run leagues and promote youth curling for EYCA
  • Organize and actively post on social media to promote league activities and sponsors
  • Ensure sponsorship package obligations are being maintained
  • Attend EACC meetings as and/or when required
  • Coordinating the procurement of any league attire or items (shirts, water bottles, etc.)

Qualification / Assets:

  • Knowledge of curling and curling culture
  • Responsible, reliable, and competent
  • Ability to work independently and achieve operational requirements
  • Energetic and flexible
  • Strong e-mail and inter-personal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience with updating websites and social media
  • Willingness and interest to grow with the EYCA as its activities expand
  • Flexibility in work hours, availability on weekends October through March

Time commitment of the role:

This is part time position which will require varying degrees of time commitment based on the association’s needs.

It is anticipated that a significant amount of time will be required at the beginning of the season (August/September) to contact clubs to secure ice time, develop a preliminary schedule along with administering the registration process.  Throughout the season, time allocation will typically revolve around attending league play, answering team questions, social media updates and reaching out to school leagues to support the continued growth of youth curling in the Edmonton region.  As league play comes to a close, additional time will be required in the planning of the year end wrap up for the league and supporting any bonspiels that may occur.

Compensation:

Further details on compensation and the time commitments associated with this position are to be discussed with interested candidates. Dependent on the hire’s qualifications, the annual contract amount is anticipated to range from $10,000 to $12,000.

Application deadline:

July 9th, 2021 (by 5:00pm)

Interviewing for the position will take place the week of July 12th. Final decision for the position will be made by July 24th.

Application submission:

Please send a letter of intent that highlights qualifications along with a resume that includes at least 2 references to the “EYCA Board.” Applications can be sent either by e-mail (to chris@shamrockcurling.ca) or by letter mail to “EYCA Board, 9330-80 avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T6C-0T9”

 

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Skip or third need for Fall 2021 season

Hello, we are looking for an semi-experienced skip or third for the men’s Fall 2021 season at the Saville curling center. Must be available either Tuesday or Thursday depending on what everyone’s schedule looks like. In 2019 we played the Tuesday night league at 8:30pm so we may be inclining towards that. The team is comprised of a bunch of guys around our 30’s and have picked up curling a couple years back after a hiatus from high school. We are easy going but would like to see our ranks increase this year and hopefully join in a bonspiel or two.

U21 Mens Team Seeking Certified Coach

Team Chung is looking for a certified coach for the 2021/22 season. We plan on curling out of the Edmonton area. We are competitive players committed to the game. Please contact Ethan Chung if you are interested.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY: HEAD ICE TECHNICIAN LLOYDMINSTER CURLING CLUB, SASKATCHEWAN

The Lloydminster Curling Club is seeking an experienced Head Ice Technician for the curling facility located in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.

Purpose: To maintain the Lloydminster Curling Club’s ice during its curling season

Functions & Duties:

-Ensure that all materials necessary to commence the installation and maintenance of ice for the new season are on site prior to October of each year
-Install the ice for the new season during the first two weeks of October
-Maintain the ice and equipment throughout the curling season by monitoring conditions daily and by making necessary adjustments/repairs
-Prepare the ice (shaving, nipping & pebbling) prior to each game (leagues, bonspiels, rentals)
-Ensure that, in the case of his/her absence, a trained replacement takes over ice making responsibilities (at the ice technician’s expense)
-At the end of March, remove the ice at the end of the curling season and clean and store all ice related equipment and material
-Follow a certified ice technician’s course, at the club’s expense, within one year of employment
-Prepare & present monthly reports to the Board of Directors

Specific Accountabilities

 Leadership
 Facility Management
 Member Relations & Promotions
 Technology & Social Media
 People person with ability to relate to members, business community, curling associations
 Shows initiative and task oriented

Salary range is commensurate with education and experience.

Email resume and cover letter by June 1, 2021 to:
Mike Robson, President LCC
Email: mikelloydrobson@gmail.com


CAREER OPPORTUNITY: GENERAL MANAGER LLOYDMINSTER CURLING CLUB, SASKATCHEWAN

The Lloydminster Curling Club is seeking a motivated General Manager for the curling facility located in
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan. Guided by the Board of Directors, the General Manager provides vision,
leadership, and direction to the Lloydminster Curling Club. The General Manager has overall management
responsibility for operations, HR, policy development & implementation, financial management, concession
management, ice rentals, social media, marketing, sponsorship and promotions.

Education & Experience:

 Degree/Diploma in Business, Marketing or Recreation or combination of education and experience
 Leadership experience in member focused organizations and/or volunteer associations
 Previous responsibilities for marketing and communications/public relations
 Proven track record of establishing effective operating procedures and processes
 Proven success in achieving bottom line results

Attributes:

 People person with ability to relate to members, business community, curling associations
 Shows initiative, task oriented, and entrepreneurial mind-set
 Aptitude to solicit and generate sponsorship from Lloydminster and surrounding area
 Ability to challenge tradition, identify problem areas, and implement solutions
 Ideally a curling “enthusiast”, but as a minimum be familiar with the sport of curling

Specific Accountabilities

 Leadership
 Financial Management
 Facility Management
 Member Relations & Promotions
 Technology & Social Media

Salary range is commensurate with education and experience.

Email resume and cover letter by June 1, 2021 to:
Mike Robson, President LCC
Email: mikelloydrobson@gmail.com


Program Coordinator, Curling Alberta

We are seeking a summer term Program Coordinator to join our team. This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program and candidates
must be between 15 and 30 years of age.

Job Purpose:
To assist with the development and implementation of a program to introduce the sport of curling to youth ages 9-15 in over 40 curling centers across Alberta.

Job Focus:

  1. Event Planning
  2. Program Development
  3. Communication and Marketing
  4. Administration & General Duties
  5. Database Management, Planning, and Reporting

Read the entire job posting here. 

U21 Women’s Team Looking for Coach

I am looking for a certified coach for my newly formed curling team. We would be curling out of the Ellerslie Curling Club in Edmonton. We are all players that are aging out of U18 and will be heading into U21 Womens next season. Please get in contact if you are interested. 

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